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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Modern History (17th To 20th Century)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The course offers opportunities to those who wish to pursue an eclectic generalist programme of modules and to those who seek specialization in particular areas of Modern History. The underlying principle here is choice. The MA in Modern History is aimed at anyone interested in studying the past in depth. Our students usually include recent graduates wishing to continue their studies, mature students returning to History after a longer or shorter time of pursuing other interests, and secondary-school teachers seeking professional development. You will be able to choose from a range of modules taught by the leading experts in their field, design your own short courses, receive training in research skills, run your own reading group, undertake work placements, and complete a dissertation. We will welcome you in to a vibrant and supportive postgraduate community, where you will be able to participate in and present at workshops, seminars, and conferences.

Teaching on the MA in Modern History will largely be through seminars, in which you will engage critically with a range of primary sources and scholarly debates. Seminars will help you establish a network of peers and build meaningful connections with teaching staff. Lectures will be used as appropriate, for delivering key contextual information. The MA is a significant qualification in its own right but could also fast track you, if you're successful, to MPhil and ultimately to PhD qualifications. Assessment is mainly by a range of written coursework including essays and a 15,000-word dissertation. There are no exams. The research and writing skills you'll gain, together with the specialist disciplinary knowledge developed during the course and work placements undertaken, will enhance your employability and help you find a career in education, the civil service, journalism, finance, the law, politics, and heritage.

Different course options

Full time | Canterbury Campus | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,420

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:2 honours degree in History or a relevant discipline is required. Holders of other qualifications will be considered individually.

University information

Established in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern, multi-campus University offering higher and professional education. The university has several campuses and centres which are based in Canterbury, Broadstairs, Medway and Tunbridge Wells, One of only a handful of universities in the UK to be situated in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has a strong community of 17,000 students and 2,000 staff. They have four academic...more